The Thrill of Victory and The Agony of Defeat

Last week our hero happily boasted of his joy at landing an opportunity to submit a freelance article to an alternative newsweekly in his town. As we tune in this week joy has turned to despondency as the boy wonder has been informed via e-mail that the newspaper editor is overwhelmed, has not even scheduled the next time the inconsistently featured column in question will be run, and has said thanks for the interest and we’ll keep your stuff on file for future reference. Oh the horror!

10 responses to “The Thrill of Victory and The Agony of Defeat

  1. ugh that sucks! I’m sorry Phil. I always say things are meant..Bigger and better things are on the way.Hugs~

  2. Poor you!!! I am sorry….. Tawnya

  3. Hang in there man….That doesn’t mean your done…it may mean you just have to wait. Sometimes people get so caught up in their jobs, that they just need to clear some work off their desks before they start new projects. Your time will come.

  4. Thats just horrible for you! I’m so sorry, but keep at it! You’ll get someone who needs your wonderful work!

  5. they will publish you i know it! so keep emailing him your articles.

  6. Thanks for the encouragement everyone. I was pretty despondent initialy, but I’ll keep plugging away. I have a plan!

  7. Ok gimme his number!

  8. sorry, that sucks, they don’t have any idea what they are missing out on.

  9. ugh. Well…at least they liked your stuff and showed interest. I still havent’ heard back from my paper.I think the features editor must be anorganized idiot.

  10. Michelle, It was very tempting to give out the editors e-mail here, but I don’t want to burn any bridges. Doni- Thanks, I appreciate the compliment.Linny- Read what Doni said about me. That applies to you too.

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